Mercia Mudstone  Рaround 225 million years ago

Hot flat plain. Dust storms. Seasonal rain storms leave temporary lakes.

Mercia Mudstone – southern view in Voyage area

Far to the south waters of the Tethys will come to be significant as the Triassic closes and the Jurassic starts.

Below an ‘aerial’ view of the area. Flat muddy plain, with flash floods, temporary lakes. Sediment build-up from floods and storms.